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Editorial suggests irrigated parks be turned into vegetable gardens

Gardens would help feed those out of work due to COVID-19 impact


March 17, 2020
By Pipeline News

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Turning irrigated parks into gardens could make a difference, come fall. Brian Zinchuk photo

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge forward, an editorial in Saskatchewan’s Pipeline News suggests irrigated city parks be plowed over and planted to vegetable gardens. The suggestion was made in consideration of the economic impact of the pandemic that could see thousands of people lose their jobs and be hard pressed to feed their families.

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